Hugo N. Olaiz

HUGO OLAIZ {[email protected]} grew up in Argentina. After his LDS mission, he moved to the United States to study linguistics. He has published in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought and Sunstone magazine. He lives in Oxford, Ohio with his husband John-Charles Duffy and a Russell Terrier named Percy.

Addendum to Jacob Sorensen’s Patriarchal Blessing

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 2

Podcast version of this piece. I don’t know, Jake,why Dad asked me to drive you there,but I did hear every word Brother Allen said,and here’s a few he skipped: Our Heavenly Fatheris pleased with your…

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Poema de Halloween, 2001

Articles/Essays – Volume 50, No. 3

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Like the Rose

Articles/Essays – Volume 30, No. 3

For Baldomero and Adeena  My real name is Carlos, but ever since I turned eight everyone calls me Charlie. That’s the name I received from Allen and Johnson, the first two Mormons who ever set…

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Gay and Lesbian Mormons: Interviews with James Kent, Former Executive Director of Affirmation, and with Aaron Cloward, Founder and Coordinator of Gay LDS Youth

Articles/Essays – Volume 33, No. 3

Dialogue 33.3 (Fall 2000): 123–136
Hugo Oliaz intervews two important figures in LDS LGBTQ organzing, a former diretor of Affirmation and the founder of Gay LDS Youth, a group that briefly flourished in the early 2000s. A great resource for learning more about LDS LGBTQ organizing in this period. 

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Correlated Praise: The Development of the Spanish Hymnal

Articles/Essays – Volume 35, No. 2

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The Siege of Troy

Articles/Essays – Volume 39, No. 3

Do not expect, Hera, to know all my thoughts, even though you are my wife. What I find fitting to reveal, no god or man will know before you. But beware of finding out what…

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The Birth of Tragedy

Articles/Essays – Volume 44, No. 2

For Neal Chandler, il miglior fabbro  “Is Mormonism still part of your Weltanschauung?” Aunt Doris asks me every time she sees me. She knows that at 2:15 on Sunday afternoons I’m blessing the sacrament like…

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The Kirtland Temple as a Shared Space: A Conversation with David J. Howlett

Articles/Essays – Volume 47, No. 1

Dialogue 47.1 (Spring 2014): 104–123
An oral interview between an LDS Member and a Community of Christ member regarding the history of the Kirtland Temple. They explain that despite differences in religious beliefs, people can still form friendships and cooperate.

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